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Aug 10, 2009 11:00am EDT
joining us now with what all of that means and d arh d o teart tehot this morning. >> it sure did. already we're in the upper 80s. ot in a few heah ofrse te he woe ofe he s set to arrive ni a couple of hours. the heat advisory goes into affect at noon. stunties in orange, so to the is where our heat adeasory is and aga the at's the cnabiom humidity and heat, will bibe in excess of 100 degrees this ae erprepared for a prepared fo hot summer afternoon. 88 now at reagan national. that 00 a m.10:00 a.m. we'll get an update momentarily. winds out of the west at 8 miles per ho. lookaaa the regional map. yl 'lcetiti i t8 8 tn atshur heesermpe ur on the map. so you get the idea. we're talking about the record- s kirecord- breaking heat here in washington later this afternoon. our record high for the date is 98 degrees and the forecast, tolieve it or not, is upper 90s about 100 today. there is your morning satellite radar. lots of sunshine and haze and humidity. this theme will continue this afternoon. it should be mostly sunny. could be an isolated thunderstorm. in west virginia here is a
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Aug 19, 2009 11:00am EDT
is unconstitutional and now the county could be forced to pay up. sarah simmons joins us with more on the top story. >> reporter: good morning, guys. this has been a contentious issue, but a judge has ruled that the furlough forced by the county are unconstitutional. the furloughs expected 5900 employees, a majority of them from the public safety and the fire and police department. the judge ruled county violated the contracts agreed upon with the collective bargaining unit by imposing those furloughs. they have fought with the county over this issue. last week the county approved another round of furloughs. it's unclear if those will be put on hold. a county spokesperson said it was a difficult decision to save jobs and save the county $17 million. in a stam by spokesperson james keary, he says the court has substituted its judgment without acknowledging the economic challenges acing the country -- facing country. to comply with the court's opinion, they say they will have massive layoffs. now the judge's decision requires both sides to meet within ten days to refund the money, but t
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Aug 5, 2009 11:00am EDT
the arms of family after six months. sarah simmons joins us now with more on our emotional top story. sarah? >> reporter: the white house says it is enormously pleased with the return of the two american journalists. the two women had been in prison in north korea since march. the return -- they return home to california with former president clinton and spoke just a short time ago. it was the moment the families had been waiting for for months. lauraling and euna lee returning home after being punished for crossing the border. >> we fear at any moment we could be sent to a hard labor camp. >> reporter: ling says before the two were released yesterday, they were told of a meeting. >> we were taken to a location and when we walked in through the doors, we saw standing before us president bill clinton. >>errmfoformer president's surprise visit likely came ter a deal had already been brothered. some speculate with the high profile visit from clinton really meant for relations between the two countries. >> it is a power move. it is hitting them high. it is showing the north koreans the r
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Aug 4, 2009 11:00am EDT
looking for this kind of high- level visit, using the two journalists as a bargaining chips. steve chenevey, fox 5 news. >> and this could be a highly coordinated effort by the administration to open up new channels with north korea. >>> and hillary clinton is urging iran stto release the details of where two hikers are being held. it's believed the group hiking in northern iraq may have crs to ir by accident and they are said to be held. >>> tragedy on the runway. a commercial airliner skidded off a runway and crashing in to the control tower. investigators are looking in to weather heavy rain and wind played a role in the accident. >>> the full senate begins debate on the nomination of sonia sotomayor. many republican have branded her an activist judge, democrats have enough votes to confirm her. a final vote is expected later th week. >> the white house is working to put together a summit on texting while driving. safety advocates, law enforcement and congress are expected to attend the meeting. it will focus on education. a recent study found that texting while driving is more
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Aug 26, 2009 11:00am EDT
lives of both john f. kennedy and robert f. kennedy in 1986. >> those of us who love him and take him to his rest today pray that what he was to us and what he wished for others would come to pass for all of the world. >> reporter: on july 18th, 1969, the senator's life and career took a tragic turn after attending a party, he drove off of a bridge and inside his car was a woman and he never called the police until her body was found the next day. >> that will live with me for the rest of my life, every day of my life. >> reporter: he pled guilty to leaving the scene of the accident and the -- scar ever left his reputation. he sat out several years and in '79, he threw his hat into the presidential ring. i'm a candidate for the president of the united states. >> he challenged jimmy carter for the democratic nomination after a bitter campaign, kennedy lost, but he gave a speech of his career. the work goes on, the cause endures and the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die. >> reporter: following the failed run, he divorced his first wife, joan. he was a fight for causes like
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Aug 14, 2009 11:00am EDT
us the person responsible for that incident could face three separate federal charges which could carry up to 20 years in prison. >>> and more alarming news this morning involving a postal employee. marvin foster of howard county, maryland, has admitted to stealing $60,000 worth of stamps. but that's not all. he then sold them for a profit. the u.s. attorney's office says that foster was a window clerk at the elkridge post office from june of 2008 to this past to sbr icks and coils of stamps which he gave to a co- conspirator to sell into now to a deadly hit-and-run in southeast this morning as a man tried to cross suitland parkway around 3:00 this morning. police are on the lookout for a small blue or black vehicle with extensive front-end damage. the parkway closed for a few hour this is an monthing but reopened at 5:00. if you happened to see anything at that time, please give police a call. >>> and police are still looking for the remains of shakita bell, the d.c. woman missing now for 13 years. yesterday there was a possible break in the case. the police unearthed a shoe that
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Aug 31, 2009 11:00am EDT
-- wilson. it's home to the transmitters to the radio and tv stations in the area. >> i used to live on the other side of town and i never had a fire come this close. they'll hit it at the last minute. >> reporter: many are getting out of their homes. >> getting my kids and babies out and getting what we can get and start losing everything again, like a year and a half ago, it's, you know, it's a night mare. it's crazy. it hasn't been that close in a long time, we can just hope for the best. >> reporter: some progress is being made. >> we're confident we'll keep the fire out of the community at this point. >> we have numerous crews in there and we're working with the dozers. we're optimistic. >> reporter: two who tried to ride out the storm in a hot tub they're burned and the cause of the fires is still unknown. >>> the fires north of los angeles doubled in size last night. >>> the first family is back at the white house after a week long vacation an martha's vineyard. this is the first family landing on the lawn. the president got in leisure time, but had to announce the nomination of
FOX
Aug 27, 2009 11:00am EDT
will always remind us of john kennedy. >> reporter: theternal flame flickers nonstop for more than 45 years now. >> it's awesome. it's emotional. there is so much tragedy and knowledge. it's sad. >> reporter: just down a hill, the more understated final resting place of senator robert kennedy. >> you can't be there without being emotional. >> reporter: now a source of knowledge of the family wishes tell us this is where senator ted kennedy will be, close to bobby's website. >> reporter: a assassinated president, a murdered presidential candidate and now the senator. >> he lived all of his life up there, and i'm just surprised they're going to bury him here. >> was he a veteran. >> reporter: he served in the mill dairy -- militaries in the 1950s. >> well if the rest of the family is there, i think that's okay. >> reporter: arlington national cemetery averages about 30 burials a day, monday thus friday. we're not sure what kind of sayre mony the family is planning, but a spokesperson tells us if a vet wishes to be buried here with full tahonors months to be scheduled. saturday he will j
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Aug 11, 2009 11:00am EDT
grandmother, mother, sister, awntses who -- aunt who taught us by example. her work transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of people across the globe and they in turn are her living legacy. at special olympics washington headquarter, a photo gallery honors her memory and on the website her words continue to inspire. >> you are the stars and the world is watching you. >> reporter: even as her health faltered, her strength never waved. it's her vision the special lick picks carries on. -- special lick picks carries -- olympics carries on. people are stopping by to sign condolences books in northwest to honor shriver. the organization now has more than three million athletes worldwide from more than 150 countries. today her son tim sent a statement to the special olympics family saying, quote, "it was her unconditional love for the athletes of the speb olympics that so -- special olympics that so fulfilled her life." and that really sums up what she meant to this organization and what she leaves behind. >> we have put more information about mrs. shriver on our website myfoxdc.co
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Aug 13, 2009 11:00am EDT
, they came across a container that had a solid substance. since the whole area was used for ammunition and chemical weapons, they sent it out for testing. and it was a container for mustard gas. >> did they notify anybody? where was it? how did it get there and where did it go? we're talking about that type of gas. >> reporter: the spokesperson says they didn't sound an alarm and they believed the public was not in any danger. further digging is suspended while they lookat current safety procedures at the site. one expert wants them to promise to fully clean up the neighborhood. >> we saw them leave twice. had to call them back. therefore they're here for the duration. >> reporter: the delegate plans to meet with brass from the army corp of engineers later this afternoon. in the spring valley, fox 5 news. >>> and in addition to the toxic substances, residents there also sometimes come across old shells, which are looked at and thrown away then. >>> and in culpeper, a man in jail accused of a terrible crime, setting a woman on fire. the culpeper fire department says james anderson spray
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Aug 6, 2009 11:00am EDT
things at play on capitol hill. >> i think it's called politics. thanks, craig live on the hill us for this morning. fox 5 will have live coverage of the sotomayor confirmation vote. it's expected to take place like you said around 3:00 this afternoon. we'll also be streaming the vote live on myfox.com. >>> it's tops on the agenda at the white house. obama reaffirmed health care reform will happen by the end of the year, even if it's not a bipartisan effort. he spoke about the issue during a stop in indiana yesterday. the president says his administration will assess senate finance committee negotiations next month. >>> a really wet and gloomy morning out there today. is the rain over and can we expect maybe a little bit of sun this afternoon? tucker barnes joining us with the answers. >> cool temperatures, too temperatures in the low 70s. hard to believe it's early august out there. might see a little sunshine later this afternoon, particularly off to the north and west as most of the rain showers have pushed to the east. i'wllho s u yoexactly what's happening. se'lo a c ase up. you c
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Aug 7, 2009 11:00am EDT
us is whether we need one or two doses. >> reporter: if all goes well, the swine flu vaccine could be made available for the public sometime before the end of september. >> the first installation may be in september and then going further into october. >> reporter: the seasonal flu vaccine is being produced earlier than usual. 120million doses will be available by the end of this month and the rest due out by the end of september. health experts are recommending families get the shot as soon as possible. meanwhile scientists watch the affect of swine flu on the public. some fans in a soccer game in spain this month were asked to wear face masks. scientists will continue to monitor the virus for any type of mutation. in new york, lauren sivan, fox news. >>> health care reform is a topic that sparks questions. congress will work on a plan over the summer break. donna edwards was in oxon hill yesterday to explain it. she says ending the practice of denying coverage for a preexisting coverage and a hole in prescriptions will help you. and she pointed out if you're worried about a governme
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Aug 17, 2009 11:00am EDT
. >>> quintin tarantino is joining us to talk about his latest movie. fox 5 begins now. >> didn't know that was coming, did you. >> i didn't. >>> claudette is coming and producing winds and downgraded to a tropical depression. and now, all eyes focus on more trouble in the tropics with more storms picking up speed. >> claudette made landfall near fort wallton beach and she's heading towards north eastern mississippi and for the latest, tucker has all of the details. >> yeah, a lot happening here. we're off and running. we'll start with claudette. it u ou c ld be dangerous. da we h e l get startedit th radar. s eion. the concern is the heavy rain tod that's all generally pushed he torth and northwesthe ey ex'rthinpee g ctthe rain to 6 ,upto 6 ncs of raiinches of raiacross the western panhandle of heflorida reaching upo isimntpissis a o alabama. they have flood watches there. we'll show you thother systems and the first one of note is across porto rico. see those clouds? that's ana, bringing heavy rain to porto rico and they'll get up to 4-inchs of rain as ana is pushinnorth anwesh. st w
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Aug 12, 2009 11:00am EDT
create special olympics and how important it is. -- for people like me, it's given us the confidence that we get. >> we have more on eunice kennedy shriver on the website. for photos and tributes and links to her web page, go to myfoxdc.com. >>> a new ad at the metro targeting the white house children. >>> and one of the largest robberies, $65 million worth of jewelry and how two suspects pulled off the high price heist. >> and a tourist tosses a mug at the mona lisa. we'll tell you more, this morning. >> all of the victims on the tragedy of the hudson are recovered and now, we'll turn to what caused the deadly collision. the air traffic transcript showed no problems with the planes and we have the latest. >> reporter: dive teams recovered all of the victims from the accident on the hudson. the last few bodies were found yesterday. it took two hours to pull the plane from the hudson. with both the chopper and the piper on dryland, the investigators are can focus on what caused the two aircrafts to collide. >> we're working to review the shots of the breakup sequence. think
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Aug 25, 2009 11:00am EDT
pharmacy in west l.a., looking for prescriptions which could have been used to treat jackson. >> we served a federal administrative warrant today on this pharmacy. >> reporter: and also revealed in the warrant were indications there were orange substances in jackson's system. but they are reportedly not believed to have been a factor in this star's death. in new york, jonathan hunt, fox 5 news. >> dr. murray said through his lawyer that he administered nothing that should have -- his words -- killed jackson. the coroner's findings doesn't mean a crime was committed. >>> a woodbridge, virginia's friend lands him in jail. the man used the site to lure a 15-year-old when she ran away to be with him. he's been charged. >>> a man and woman on the run accused of robbing the pnc bank this weekend in crofton. a teller says that a woman walked in and took a blank deposit slip, looked around and then left. a short time later a man walked in, handed the slip to the teller with a note demanding cash and threatening that he had a gun. anyone with information is asked to call police. >>> and the battle
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Aug 24, 2009 11:00am EDT
enrollment to go up but school officials would not tell us whether they will meet the goal of 41,000 students which is what the budget is based on. >>> the fenti administration spelled out the d.c. ps teacher learning framework. this document covers everything from assessing teacher progress and reteaching basic issues. >>> d.c. council member mary chai did her inspection of district 3. dangerous lead levels were found at eaton elementary. other things such as broken doors and air-conditioning systems in classrooms at other schools but despite the small troubles chai was pleased with what she found. >>> and students in prince george's county also made their way back into the classroom. police officers handed out drivers for an on going road safety campaign. and a news letter is going out toasteddents staff this week for back to school information to parents for information on inclement weather and parent communications. >>> and prince george's county, frederick county and an arendel county opened up in maryland. more on the schools in just a little bit. and in virginia it's back to c
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Aug 28, 2009 11:00am EDT
all weekend. that's what tucker tells us. the clouds are starting to thicken up out there. >> it will feel like rain. we have rain on our doorstep, down toward fredericksberg and we . mo have a food watch. let's get to the radar. the rain showers are not too far ay g 'sinndeparou s and we're p ickng up rain showers and some of that shower activity looks to be hevy down to the southowd ar95nd 9waldorf and fredericksberg. that's pushing up to the north and northeast over the last 20 minutes to seal see ur fi in during the next few hours and thunderstorms too lo all of hrain now developing ofd tosouth an west. that's headed in our direction as wa w aveh big plume of tropical moisture being pulled up from the south. so it is -- there is a potential we could see strong thunderstorms later today and that could induce some briefly heavy rainfall amots. by that i mean 1-2 inches of rain is possible. so because of that, we have a flash flood watch here in the district for much of maryland and portions of virginia as well. all of those counties in green under a flood watch from 2:00 throug
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Aug 21, 2009 11:00am EDT
grab your umbrella. >> tucker barnes joins us with a look at the forecast and a update on hurricane bill. >> thank you very much. and we have showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast this aftnoon. and plenty of midity. let's get righ a i . tydi let's get right to i theet in t t he afternoon, you could ershe t s s er fashs noow-- showers s tno r offoward western d mndalary lan closer. 'rg tt so we have the leading of edge m llwie ovy ati will move hesp moi red anth re and i think we'll understorms firing an msunorint firdeg up later today. temperatures right now, we are warming up. we're currently in the 80s. let's take a look at the temperatures. 88 degrees right now. humidity 59%. saving grace is the wind, out of the south and west at 13 miles per hour. here is a look at the remainder of the day. partial sunshine and partly cloudy with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the forecast and some could be with very favy rain. and let's go to hurricane bill and we'll give you the latest because i'm giving an update. still a category three hurricane, maximum winds 115
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Aug 3, 2009 11:00am EDT
bones and skeletal fragments, enough to make an identification. >> i guess you could use the word bittersweet and certainly say, it's good there's closier because the family's been up and down all these years. >> reporter: the officials say that the information came last month according to the defense department, an iraqi citizen stepped up. he knew of a crash and says that the pilot was buried in the desert. he was married and had two young children. >> for the children to know and not have to continue to wonder is their father alive, that's the closier they needed. >> well, it's terrible never knowing. i felt, you know, i'm so happy for them. >> reporter: the pentagon declared him the first american killed during the gulf and later, his status was changed to mia and now, it was captured and missing. now, one othe biggest mysteries is finally solved. in new york, fox news. >>> president obama is helping to usher in the most comprehensive g.i. bill in decades. the benefits will take affect saturday. the first bill covered the cost of tuition, room and board for instate colleges an
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Aug 20, 2009 11:00am EDT
barnes joins us with the latest. >> maximum winds now 120 miles per hour. still gusting over 135 so this is still a powerfulmajor category three hurricane. and let's see what is going on re. along the western edge it's been dealing with wind sheer and so it's been holding back on the intensity. e the focast is for bill to in tensefy and continue to push off to the north d west. i'll have morrte n obill coming up. let's take a lookorat the local weather and into aurhe hoas,errewfte' rs,howe're talking about hazy, ot nd ahumid once again. cany s ee the cloud cover out there. a mix of sun and clouds and thec showers breaking uot once again. o juye l lrdiktendse aay the aa before. showers breaking out across portions of west virginia. so more showers and thunderstorms and the possibility in our forecast later this afternoon. here we go. 82 degrees and that humidity is 71%. so that's an uncomfortable combination. it will be hazy, hot and humid later this afternoon with clouds out there. we'll have more clouds and sun, scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast and
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Aug 18, 2009 11:00am EDT
: neighbors say there is a crime problem growing here and told us of several burglaries this week alone. police have stepped up patrols in light of the crime spree. >> we begged for security for over two years. there was securitied when the houses went up, but they're not securing lives. >> reporter: newer homes dot the landscape but problems from the past still haunt those who decided to -- call this home. >> i can't understand. i live in the projects from the war zone for over $300,000. if we weren't in a recession, i would move tomorrow. iust can't. >> reporter: in the meantime, police have stepped up patrols to cry and -- to try and crackdown on a crime problem. sarah simmons, fox 5 news. >>> now to a developing story. this scene one of seven fires in bass maryland -- damascus, maryland. karen gray houston is live with more. karen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, allison. this is an usual scene. we're on woodfield school road. that hay bill is still burning. -- we're told this is part of great seneca valley park and there are three other fires just like that. all toge
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